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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10


A vulnerability in the ConfD server of the Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to acquire sensitive system information. The vulnerability is due to insufficient protection of sensitive files on the system. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by logging into the ConfD server and executing certain commands. An exploit could allow an unprivileged user to view configuration parameters that can be maliciously used. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvd76409. Known Affected Releases: 2.3, 2.3(2).

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  • HIGH
  • HIGH
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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published